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23 September 2015

Scunthorpe United’s Development Centres are back for another season.

Last season saw our Development Centres trial 13 players from which we are delighted that nine players signed for our academy teams.

Sessions will start on the week commencing September 7.

Baysgarth School MUGA | 5-6pm | Ages 5-11 years (no metal studs).
St John Nelthorpe School Sports Hall | 5:30-6:30pm | Ages 5-11 (indoor trainers only) | Limited to 30 places only | Start date TBC.
Caistor Grammar School | 5-6pm for ages 5-11, then 6-7pm for ages 12-14 | Astroturf surface no metal studs).
Skegness Butlins | 6-7pm | Ages 7-11 | Astroturf surface no metal studs | NEW CENTRE.

Goole High School Sports Hall | 4:30-5:30pm | Ages 5-11 (indoor trainers only) | Limited to 30 places only.
St Lawrence Academy Sports Hall | 5-6pm | Ages 5-7 (indoor trainers only).
St Lawrence Academy 3G | 6-7pm |Ages 8-11 (3G surface no metal studs).
St Lawrence Academy 3G | 7-8pm | Ages 12-15 (3G surface no metal studs).

Winterton Community Academy Sports Hall | 5-6pm | Ages 5-11 (indoor trainers only) | Limited to 30 places only.
Melior Community College Astroturf (no metal studs)| 5-6pm | Under-8s only (school year 3) | Starting end of September date TBC.

Melior Community College Astroturf | 5-6pm |  Ages 5-14 (no metal studs).
St Lawrence Academy 3G | 6-7pm |Specialist goalkeeping session | Ages 8-16 (£25 per half term).

All sessions run in school time only. Sessions will cost £20 per half-term and money will be collected on the first session. Parents may stay and watch the sessions.

Places are on a first come first served basis so if all places are taken players will be put onto a reserve list. 

The aims of the sessions are to provide players with structured coaching sessions and enhance their football skills, and to also help us to identify and produce players to represent Scunthorpe United Academy.

Any players that show outstanding individual talent will be invited to train/trial with our current Academy squads. 

There is no official assessment of players at any of our development Centres.

All of our Academy coaches have Enhanced CRB disclosures, have a child protection/safeguarding children certificate, are emergency aid trained and are Football Association qualified coaches.

If you would like your child to attend the sessions or have any questions please contact me to register your place on 07525 842600 or by email on

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